Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

Brazil regulator rejects Total’s Foz do Amazonas drilling plan

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Brazil’s environmental regulator, Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama), has rejected an environmental impact study presented by Total for oil exploration in the Foz do Amazonas (Mouth of Amazon) Basin. The environmental impact study relates to the drilling of up to nine wells in blocks…

UK government ‘committed to North Sea’

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. UK government has committed to maximizing economic opportunity in the North Sea at meetings between industry officials and politicians held on Wednesday. The UK new Energy Minister Richard Harrington has told oil and gas leaders they have the ‘full support’ of the UK government in maximising the economic…

Hyperdynamics sets final casing at Fatala well

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Oil & gas company Hyperdynamics has set the final casing before drilling the hydrocarbon-bearing interval of the Fatala-1 exploration well offshore Guinea. Hyperdynamics is the operator and a 50-50 partner in this exploration project with SAPETRO. The exploration well is being drilled with Pacific Drilling’s drillship, the Pacific Scirocco. In…

Framo nets another FSRU pump contract

Rate this article By LNG World News For illustration purpose only; GasLog Shanghai transiting the Gulf of Aden (Image courtesy of GasLog)Norwegian marine pumping systems specialist, Framo secured a contract to deliver its systems for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) ordered by shipowner GasLog at Samsung Heavy Industries. Framo, an Alfa Laval company,…

Puerto Rico’s EcoEléctrica to boost LNG plan’t sendout

Rate this article By LNG World News Puerto Rican energy company EcoEléctrica has been given a green light to increase the capacity of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facilities in Guayanilla Bay. According to a filing by the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, EcoEléctrica sought permission to increase the sendout capacity of its…

Offshore Energy 2017: Trade missions

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Not long to go before Offshore Energy 2017 kicks-off. Over the past decade, the event has grown to be one of the leading European events for all kinds of offshore energy – from oil and gas to offshore wind and marine energy. This not only counts for the exhibitors, but…

Paragon mulls options for removal of grounded drillship

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore driller Paragon Offshore is evaluating options for removal of its drillship, the Paragon DPDS1, which broke loose of its moorings during Hurricane Harvey’s landfall while in safe harbor at Port Aransas, Texas. Ahead of the storm, Paragon had arranged for two standby tugs to remain with the…